Donating Items to Soham Museum

If you have any items of local or social interest such as; photographs, documents, maps, or artefacts which you think will make an interesting contribution to our museum collection or archive, we would be delighted to hear from you via museum@soham.org.uk. or come and meet us at one of our coffee mornings at Soham Library between 10-12 on the first Saturday of each month.


We have a growing collection of books, maps, artefacts, documents and photographs relating to Soham and the surrounding area, and we are always delighted to add items to our archives, even in copy form. We hear so many stories from people who have thrown away items that might have been of local interest, we would urge you to think of us when you are having a clear our. If you are not sure about something, please let us have a look at it first - you might be surprised at what you have unearthed!

Collectors Policy

Our collectors policy is very straightforward. We will assess each item offered to us on its own merit. We do accept items which other museums turn away, and we are non date specific as long as the item is of museum quality or contributes to our archive and has some value in local and/or social history. We do not usually pay for items offered to us but may consider purchasing items of local interest from time to time.

A copy of our full Collector's Policy is available on request.

Last modified: Thursday, 21 September 2017, 5:50 PM